UK Coaching Awards 2018

Shin Gi Tai Martial Arts Academy has been nominated for the prestigious UK Coaching awards and has reached the final of the Coaching Culture Organisation of the Year along with British Canoeing and The Youth Sport Trust. It’s a great achievement reaching the final alongside two national organisations.

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Coach Education

Sometimes as a coach in any sport it’s easy to feel like a nag, constantly reminding students to ‘bend their knee’ or ‘pull their hand back’ or ‘grip the uniform differently’ or whatever is specific to a particular sport.

The focus of Sunday’s monthly coaching meeting  was how to create effective and fun new ways to develop skills without seeming like we are nagging. Sharing experiences and knowledge of Gymnastics, Judo, Tennis, Karate, Tai Chi, Teaching in academic situations and discussing how we can relate this experience to Andragogy and Pedagogy.

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Coaches diary

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Just asked the kids at the end of one of the Karate classes, in Basingstoke, if they had any questions and was asked “what did we learn today cause I just had fun.” We discussed it as a group and this is what they learnt.

Our drills warm up was team oriented and included a class discussion on how we deal well with winning and losing.

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Fear and the Martial Arts

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We are all afraid of something at times. Anyone who tells you that they've never been afraid is lying. For some people it's Spiders (Arachnephobia or Arachnophobia) or Clowns (Coulrophobia) or…

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New Classes starting from September

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Starting in September we have a range of new classes starting at our Basingstoke based Martial Arts Club. Ladies Kickboxing Class From Tuesday 9th September at 7:30pm we are running a Ladies…

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